Friday, August 26
UNC Volleyball: W 3-0 vs. Georgia Southern
North Carolina swept GSU in all three sets, led by Taylor Fricano with eight kills and five blocks, Julia Scoles with eight kills, two service aces, four digs, and two blocks, and Taylor Treacy with eight kills and three blocks. Sydnye Fields also had four kills and four blocks and Beth Nordhorn also had four kills of her own. Sheila Doyle led the team with 18 digs and Abigail Curry had 28 assists with six digs to her name and two service aces. As a team, UNC had 11.5 blocks over all three sets.
UNC Men’s Soccer: W 3-0 vs. Cal Poly
In their first game of the season, UNC shutout their opponent as Alan Winn got things started early with a goal in the 8th minute. Tucker Hume scored in the 37th minute, and David October put one in the net at the 51st minute. Nico Melo had an assist and shot on goal, and Jeremy Kelly had an assist of his own
Saturday, August 27
UNC Volleyball: vs. W 3-0 West Virginia
The Tar Heels swept again as Julia Scoles led the team with 11 kills and 14 digs. Taylor Borup had eight kills, Sydnye Fields had six kills and six blocks, Taylor Treacy had six kills and five blocks, Hayley McCorkie had five kills and four blocks. Abigail Curry offered up 28 assists and eight digs, while Sheila Boyle had seven assists and 13 digs.
UNC Volleyball: W 3-2 vs. Penn State
North Carolina won the Penn State Classic thanks to a full team effort led by Taylor Leath’s 18-kill, 16-dig, four-block performance. Behind her was Julia Scoles with 11 kills, two serving aces, 15 digs, and five blocks, as well as Taylor Treacy with 11 kills and two digs. Sydnye Fields had five kills and 10 blocks, while Abigail Curry put up 31 assists and 11 digs with Sheila Doyle offering another 15 digs.
UNC Field Hockey: L 0-1 vs. Michigan
Coming off their championship season, UNC didn’t get off to the start they were looking for. Ashley Hoffman had twos shots on goal, Eva van’t Hoog had two, and Malin Evert and Mackenzie Mick had one each. North Carolina was unable to take advantage of four penalty corners in the first period of the game. Goalkeeper Alex Halpin saved three shots, but ultimately allowed the winning goal during a Michigan penalty corner.
Sunday, August 28
UNC Women’s Soccer: W 3-2 vs. Florida Atlantic University
North Carolina came away with a win after taking their game with FAU to a second over time. B. Andrzejewski scored her first goal off a set piece in the 16th minute, and then beat the goalkeeper in the 88th minute to put UNC ahead 2-1. After FAU tied it up in the 89th minute, they would play into two overtimes before Zoe Redei scored the game-winner in the 102nd minute. Andrzejewski had a total of five shots on goal, while Ru Mucherera, Annie Kingman, and Alex Kimball each had an assist.
UNC Field Hockey: W 4-1 vs. Iowa
North Carolina got their first win of the season as they beat up on Iowa. Kristy Bernatchez scored the first goal just 10 minutes into the game. Mackenzie Mick scored at 29 minutes, and after an Iowa goal, UNC came back with a goal from Lauren Moyer at 59 minutes and Eef Andriessen at 69 minutes just before the end of the game. Ashley Hoffman, Catherine Hayden, and Megan DuVernois each had an assist.
UNC Men’s Soccer: vs. W 3-0 Saint Louis
After Friday’s victory, the Tar Heels took their second victory of the season. The first goal was scored in the 16th minute when Nils Bruening’s header was deflected and he followed it up to score. Zach Wright scored the second goal in the 22nd minute, and Mauricio Pineda scored off a header from a corner kick in the 50th minute. Cam Linsey had two shots on goal and an assist, while Colton Storm, Nico Melo, and Walker Hume were each credited with assists.